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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 96   ABV: 3.2%
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This is what its like when worlds collide. We too the best parts of ales - the complex flavors and body - and mashed them up with the best parts of lagers - the drinkability and crisp finish. The experiment yielded surpassingly satisfying results. The secret lies in the special Kolsch yeast and low fermentation temperatures. Effervescent and refreshing with a bright clear straw color and light fruity flavors, Rocket Girl is at one accessible, mysterious and sophisticated. She may not be your everyday gal, but she’s got one heavenly body.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wedgie9 (2501) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 6, 2012
Tasted on 8/6/12 from a 12oz can purchased at Bruisin’ Ales. Pours clear brassy orange with a thick off-white head that slowly recedes to thick, messy lace. The nose is light corny malt with a touch of almost soda-like lemon and lime, with spicy and herbal noble-style hops. The flavor is dry corny malt with the same spicy and herbal hops from the nose. The body is light with lively carbonation and a long intensely bitter and herbal hops finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (11126) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Keg at Asheville Brewing on Coxe, 17/02/15. Clear golden with a decent off white head that dissipates then retains. Nose is pale malt, straw, light vanilla, hint of caramel. Taste comprises vanilla, popcorn, citric rinds, straw. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent enough lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaser (3582) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 26, 2014
12oz Can to glass at Edison. Golden clear. Grain and earthy kinda of crappy smell. First sip I hated it. Grew on me a little as I got through it. Just a pretty standard boring beer. At least it's not a miller lite I guess

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (7787) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Draught at the Barley's, Asheville, NC. Clear golden colour with a small white head. Mild sweet malty aroma. Sweet hops, sugar, malt and mild bitterness in the aroma. Soft carbonation. Sweet aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (7798) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 14, 2014
12oz can, big thanks to Alicia M for sharing! Mostly clear golden orange color. Thin off-white head. Dot or two of lace. Kind of a sweet, corn, caramel malt nose. Light body. Smooth, kind of crisp carbonation. Lightly dry. Aroma is corn, bread, caramel, light spicy peppery hop. Pretty decent balance to it, impressive flavor for a 3% beer. Light to moderate bitter taste, light sweet, more dry taste. Pretty impressive easy-drinking lager. Great flavor for how incredibly light this is. Closest thing I have to a light lager like this in Cincinnati is Cisco’s Sankaty Light, and this is way better than that. Much better malt balance, good full flavor to it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cybercat (3735) - Georgia, USA - MAY 23, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2014 Pours a nice clear golden with a decent white head. Aroma is crisp and malty with a fruity undertone. Crisp flavor is mainly malty, has some fruity hint and a hoppy bitter underpinning. Texture is lively if not firm. Rocket to this brewpub if you’d like one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
woodychevy (562) - - MAR 30, 2014
Had from a can during asheville pub cycle. First sip was cold And decent. Things went downhill as it warmed up. Just meh. Not my style of beer but not even good for a lager. Would not buy again. Sort of crisp, but nothing to it Flavor wise.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 4, 2014
Pours golden with some white head. Nose is straw and light malty nose. Slightly astringent and slightly bitter. Fair. Doesn’t seem too refined.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Zywiec (2) - Missouri, USA - DEC 27, 2013 does not count
Hint of malt with a copper and light hoppy back end. Average lager that doesn’t try to do too much and succeeds at doing so.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 6/20
lizzzkhalifa (3) - - SEP 5, 2013 does not count
Got it in a can at Wasabi sushi restaurant in Asheville. It was slightly fruity and overall yummy :)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2013
On tap at the Orange Peel. Hazy medium orange pour, nicely carbonated. Tea-like hops in the nose, fairly one-dimensional and dry but that’s fine for a nicely sessionable brew during a long evening. Full bodied, crisp mouthfeel. As the nose suggest, mostly sharp and grassy. But good for what it is.

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